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Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
, vents of the year for the national kidney foundation is happening this weekend in washington. it's called the kidney ball and this is a good reason why there is a big push in our area to raise money for medical research. payson services, education, organ donation awareness. about 700,000 people in the d.c. region have some form of kidney disease. about 6,000 people are now on dialysis, and 1500 are waiting for a kidney transplant. and get ready to be inspired. pastor rusty norton is here, our guest. let me set this up, rusty. a couple of years ago, rusty gave the indication at the kidney ball and became inspired to be a living donor. i think we have a photo of -- photo of you giving the invocation. what did you hear at the kidney ball, rusty, that motivated you to become a living donor? >> what happened was when they asked me to do the invoication, i studied about kidneys. i figured i had a couple of them but didn't know about them. what struck me was 13 people a day will die waiting for a kidney, and and i didn't know anything about that. >> and giving the statistics, you know, th
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
vehicle at the time. >> this wal-mart off of the baltimore washington parkway is opened around the clock and it's unclear how many shoppers and employees were inside at the time of the robbery. and a wal-mart spokesperson said he's part of the team. employees were given access to counselors if they feel the need. we have an update on the vehicle. the county police have now released more information about on that vehicle. now describing it as a dark similarred van and not giving us anymore information. call 911 if you recognize the man. >> and just to clarify here, do police believe there could be a connection between this gunman and someone else in the store? >> not that they know of at this point. what we know and what police told us, we know nothing about whether or not there might have been a relationship. this appears to be a commercial robbery and that is how the police are describing it at this hour. >> all right, paul wagner, thank you, paul with the latest. >>> breaking news, a school bus crashed. it appears the truck or suv may have crashed into bus. the police say nearly
Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> the northeast still recovering from superstorm sandy. schools are reopening, mass transit is slowly getting back on track. mother nature may throw a curve ball in the region in the form of another storm. fox's david lee miller has the latest from brooklyn. >> reporter: parts of the northeast are trying to return back to normal a week after superstorm sandy struck the region. thousands are returning to school and much of the mass transit system is back on line across the areas. the trains connecting new york to new jersey are still down creating a lob jam of traffic to the early morning commute. in some was folking waiting in line for gas. >> i can take my lunch and go find gas? she said no problem. >> reporter: it's en route to service stations across the region. people are finding long lines to get their hands on some gas. many folks are still in the dark a week af
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
, ipad or droid. >>> tonight with the election over, the focus returns to washington where there were promises of cooperation today and from republican and democratic leader. the nation is still moving towards that. after all the speeches, campaigns and all of those commercials, congress still has the same unfinished business that could risk thousands of jobs and plunge the debt crisis even deeper. tom fitzgerald is here and this appears that there is an olive branch being offered on both sides here, right in. >> and that is true. the question is if they can finally come together to settle some of these big issues that were put on the shelf during the election today, both sides pledge to work together and offer little in details on how they would actually do. that as election night drew to a close on wednesday morning, there were immediate calls of cooperation from both the victorious president. >> i am looking forward to reaching out and working with leaders of both parties to meet the challenges that we can only solve together. >> reporter: and a defeated mitt romney. >> we look at
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
determine if d.c. police tampered with evidence related to the protest. several former george washington students were arrested. they claim that police shalls -- officials tampered with evidence. today's hearing was to decide what items can be used during trial. >>> still ahead, a driver sentenced for his role in a tour bus crash that killed four people in virginia. >> and tackling truancy in the district. we'll tell you about the steps being taken to hold parents more accountable. >> all day. every day. he'll wake up, he has it. if i want him to go to sleep, he has to fall asleep with it. >> and later on fox 5 news at 5, you don't want to mix this one. addicted to the ipad. why some toddlers, yeah, are going gaga over the tablet and throwing tantrum when is it's taken away. @ . >>> a judge found a bus driver guilty in virginia. he was convicted on four counts of involuntary manslaughter. the bus was headed to new york when it crashed last may killing four and injuring dozens more. during the trial, more than a dozen witnesses testified he was driving erratically befor
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
of southeast washington who was arrested and police say in court documents when he was arrested he was wearing a cap that in fact was a ski mask of the same kind that the woman noticed when she was up close to the man. and in a post-arrest interview this 18-year-old d.c. teenager said to police officers quote, i messed up. we're changing a word in that sentence. you all got me. that lady could have been my grandmother. i feel sorry for the lady. the defense attorney entered a not guilty plea on behalf of this teen. prosecutor asked for detention and magistrate judge karen house declined to release the teenager. he will be held untiles this a further hearing later this month and if convicted of burglary one, a serious offense in d.c., he could face decades in prison. that's the latest from d.c. superior court. >> thanks for the update tonight. >> gps being used. keeping up with the times. >>> coming up here on the 5, a food truck fight. why some owners say new rules in the works could ultimately put them out of business. >> and help for the homeless. how the city is working to provi
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the last 27 presidential elects n. washington, doug -- election. in washington, doug mcelway, fox news. >>> prosecutors are looking for a sentence for brown. he plead guilty to bank fraud and campaign finance violations in june. the plea deal calls for a sentence up to six months. although his crime was serious, he deserves credit for accepting responsibility and for cooperating -- cooperating with law enforcement. >>> 17 years. that is how long a massachusetts man will spend in federal prison for planning to blow up the pentagon and the u.s. capital. a judge sentenced the man today. he plead guilty over the summer to attempting to provide materials to trss and to try to destroy federal buildings. he was planning to use remote- controlled model planes packed with explosives to blow up the buildings. >>> it was an attack that had a d.c. neighborhood on edge. the group responsible for -- responsible for brutally beating this man and putting him in a coma might be linked to others. we'll have all of the details. >>> and a warehouse up in flames overnight is still causing problems for fire
Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm EST
: they'll continue to work through the thanksgiving recess. in washington, craig bosswell, fox news. >>> the scandal involving former cia director general david petraeus is taking a back seat to ben ghazi. petraeus resigned after it was revealed he was had an affair with his biographer, paula broadwell. molly hennenberg has the latest. >> reporter: lawmakers on capitol hill leaving with more questions than answers after the former cia director testified before both the house and senate intelligence commit ease about the deadly ben ghazi attack on september 11th that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other miles an hour. >> general petraeus' briefing was comprehensive. i think it was important it added to our ability to make judgements about what can is clearly a failure of intelligence. >> we still have to determine, number one, how did is this group penetrate this facility that we had in ben ghazi and who were the folks. >> reporter: the discussion on the talking points initially relieved on the attack and to susan rice. she initially said the attack appeared to be protests
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
disciplined for violating company policy. >> the accused east coast rapist tells the washington post he doesn't know why he attacked so many women. erin thomas is his name and says he viewed women as objects but knows there's something wrong with him. abducting three women in prince william county three years ago and raping a woman back in 2001. >> the fall out continues from the resignation of ex-cia director david patraeus. he was shocked to learn his former buyographer and mistress she may have viewed as a romantic viral. what's the latest? >> reporter: we can't tell you where paula is. reports did have her placed here in washington in advance of what was to be a 40th birthday party which has been canceled by her husband in north carolina. fox 5 went to the home of paula's brother in northwest dc today where neighbors told us they believe they have seen her recently. a man who appeared to be her brother asked us to leave the property when we asked if she was there. he walked away and did not answer. congress appears ready to start questioning about resignation and relationship with t
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
spokeswoman for wssc, the washington suburban sanitary commission said crews overnight were installing a new water main along the curb right in front of the building. >> the contractors were in the process of hooking up the building to the new line this morning and when we noticed flooding in the lowest level of the parking garage. >> reporter: not only are several cars damaged or destroyed, but residents can't get down there to see. the stairwell also under water and only the people trying to clean up the mess are allowed down there and they let us see for ourselves. back on the street, we showed the photos of the cars to the people living here. >> gone. very sad. >> reporter: other crews were called in to pump out the water. wssc telling us it's not raw sewage but mud turning the water brown. as for the source of the trouble? >> we're in the process of investigating that right now. obviously, the new line is where the leak is, so we're looking in the building and under the ground to see if we can find the source of how the water is entering this building. >> reporter: a number of homes
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
command is on hold n. washington, craig bosswell, fox news. >>> "the washington post" reports this man, senator john kerry, might be tapped to be the secretary of defense. you heard correctly, defense. the senator has long been rumored as a possible replacement when secretary of state hillary clinton steps down as planned, but "the washington post" said senator kerry might be a part of what they call an extensive rearrangement of the president's national security team. the white house declined to comment. >>> it's orientation on capitol hill. new members of the 113th congress and the too 2 close too call candidates took their first official steps in d.c. this morning. most of the candidates in tight races were invited, bringing the total to over 80 new members taking part in orientation this week. newly elected members will be sworn into office on january 3rd. >>> congressman jesse jackson judge left the mayo clinic where he was being treated for bipolar disorder. a spokesperson said he left the minnesota clinic today and elected to a ninth full term representing his chicago district d
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